TAIPEI Oct 17 Taiwan stocks fell on Monday on
continued selling by foreign investors, and weighed down by
heavyweights such as Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co
As of 0342 GMT, the main TAIEX index dropped 0.01
percent to 9,163.21, after closing down 0.6 percent in the
The electronics subindex climbed as much as 0.3
percent, while the financials subindex fell as much as
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC), the world's
biggest contract chipmaker and one of foreign investors'
most-traded shares this year, was off nearly 1 percent. Foreign
investors posted a net sell of Taiwan stocks on Friday.
The Taiwan dollar softened T$0.123 to T$31.795 per
(Reporting by Faith Hung; Editing by Sherry Jacob-Phillips)